Mid-Missouri News

2 Injured in Eldon Apartment Fire

Fire damaged an Eldon Apartment complex Saturday evening on Doyle Road.  A man was flown to University Hospital after a roof collapsed at the apartment complex. A fire fighters was also treated for burns. The red cross is helping several families who lost most everything in the blaze.

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Jefferson City Man Wanted for Child Abuse Arrested

A man wanted for child abuse since Sunday night has been arrested. Devin Benke of Jefferson City allegedly abused a four-year old child Wednesday. Columbia Police found him Monday night. Benke’s no stranger to law enforcement. He has faced multiple drug charges in the past, along with domestic assault and …

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Fire Destroys Carpet Warehouse in Osage Beach

A fire Sunday night destroys an Osage Beach carpet warehouse. The Osage Beach Fire Protection District is investigating. The blaze at the floor bound flooring company on Runabout road was reported around 11:00 Sunday evening. Carpet was stored in the barn style building that burned. Several company vehicles were also …

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Marijuana Growing Operation found in Jefferson City

Jefferson City Police received word that someone was growing marijuana in their home on the 800 block of Crestmere. Officers served a search warrant and confiscated a number of marijuana plants and an  in home greenhouse and other items associated with a home grown marijuana operation. 38-year old Angela Parker …

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Delay in Murder Trial of Morris McCabe

Problems with evidence management prompts judge to announce a four month delay in the rail of a man charged with killing three people in Camden County. The trial of Morris McCabe was halted yesterday after questions were raised about DNA evidence. McCabe is charged with first degree murder in the …

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3 Charged with Double Murder in Morgan County

It now appears the double murder of a Versailles couple revolved around drugs. Freddi and Carol Wilson were killed at their rural Morgan County home Monday. 43-year old Darrell Spellmeyer of Eldon and 45-year old Garland Mitchell and 28-year old Mandy Mtichell  of Jefferson City are all charged with murder. …

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Miller County Man found Dead in Jail Cell

The Missouri Highway Patrol has completed an investigation into the death of 22-year old James Jensen of Eldon who was found dead in his cell in the Miller County Jail Monday. Authorities say no foul play was involved and the death of Jensen was suicide. He was found hanging in …

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AG files Lawsuit Against Camden County Couple

Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit in Camden County Circuit Court against Michael and Stephanie Duncan, ETC of Missouri inc. According to the Missouri Department of natural Resources, the Duncan’s have for the last  nine years operated a business involved in the collection and re-sale of dock foam, …

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